# Mid Term Exams

**Topics:**Linear programming, Operations research, Optimization

**Pages:**7 (1230 words)

**Published:**February 26, 2012

MAT540084GA063-1118-001

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Review Test Submission: Quiz #4

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User| Tammi Alise Banks |

Course| Quantitative Methods |

Test| Quiz #4 |

Started| 11/29/11 10:05 PM |

Submitted| 11/29/11 11:04 PM |

Status| Completed |

Score| 18 out of 40 points |

Time Elapsed| 59 minutes out of 1 hour. |

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Question 1

2 out of 2 points

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| Determining the production quantities of different products manufactured by a company based on resource constraints is a product mix linear programming problem. Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| True|

Correct Answer:| True|

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Question 2

0 out of 2 points

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| ____________ solutions are ones that satisfy all the constraints simultaneously.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| optimal|

Correct Answer:| feasible|

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Question 3

0 out of 2 points

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| The owner of Chips etc. produces 2 kinds of chips: Lime (L) and Vinegar (V). He has a limited amount of the 3 ingredients used to produce these chips available for his next production run: 4800 ounces of salt, 9600 ounces of flour, and 2000 ounces of herbs. A bag of Lime chips requires 2 ounces of salt, 6 ounces of flour, and 1 ounce of herbs to produce; while a bag of Vinegar chips requires 3 ounces of salt, 8 ounces of flour, and 2 ounces of herbs. Profits for a bag of Lime chips are $0.40, and for a bag of Vinegar chips $0.50. Which of the following is not a feasible production combination?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| 0L and 1000V|

Correct Answer:| 0L and 1200V|

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Question 4

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| A constraint for a linear programming problem can never have a zero as its right-hand-side value.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| True|

Correct Answer:| False|

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Question 5

0 out of 2 points

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| The production manager for the Softy soft drink company is considering the production of 2 kinds of soft drinks: regular and diet. Two of her resources are constraint production time (8 hours = 480 minutes per day) and syrup (1 of her ingredient) limited to 675 gallons per day. To produce a regular case requires 2 minutes and 5 gallons of syrup, while a diet case needs 4 minutes and 3 gallons of syrup. Profits for regular soft drink are $3.00 per case and profits for diet soft drink are $2.00 per case. What is the optimal daily profit?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| $270|

Correct Answer:| $420|

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Question 6

0 out of 2 points

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| In a media selection problem, the estimated number of customers reached by a given media would generally be specified in the _________________. Even if these media exposure estimates are correct, using media exposure as a surrogate does not lead to maximization of ______________.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| problem constraints, sales|

Correct Answer:| objective function, profits|

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Question 7

2 out of 2 points

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| In an unbalanced transportation model, supply does not equal demand and supply constraints have signs.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| True|

Correct Answer:| True|

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Question 8

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| A croissant shop produces 2 products: bear claws (B) and almond filled croissants (C). Each bear claw requires 6 ounces of flour, 1 ounce of yeast, and 2 TS of almond paste. An almond filled croissant requires 3 ounces of flour, 1 ounce of yeast, and 4 TS of almond paste. The company has 6600 ounces of flour, 1400 ounces of yeast, and 4800 TS of almond paste available for today's production run. Bear claw profits are 20 cents each, and almond filled...

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